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Boyce Park is a 1,096-acre (4.44 km2) county park lying mostly in the Borough of Plum, in eastern Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is a part of the county's 12,000-acre (49 km2) network of nine distinct parks. Its southernmost reaches (south of Old Frankstown Road) also extend into neighboring Monroeville.

Established in 1963, it is named for William D. Boyce, the founder of the Boy Scouts of America who was born in the area. It is sited 15 miles (24 km) east of downtown Pittsburgh. It is the only park in the county for downhill skiing, with ski lifts and a lodge. It also offers a wave pool, tennis courts, ball fields, a nature center, greenhouse, arboretum and trails. The source of Plum Creek is in the northwest section of the park.[1]


  • Smith, Helene and George Swetnam (1991). A Guidebook to Historic Western Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. 0-8229-5424-9. 


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Coordinates: 40°27′56″N 79°44′43″W / 40.46556°N 79.74528°W / 40.46556; -79.74528

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:56:15 -0700

The family friendly 1-mile, noncompetitive walk for dogs and their people is April 19 at Boyce Park Tanglewood Shelter in Plum. The walk starts at 10 a.m., but you can register at 9 a.m.. There's lot's more going on, including a free CPR demonstration ...
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:00:07 -0700

Maple Syrup Tapping, Round Hill Park Visitors Center, Elizabeth, at 10 a.m.; Boyce Park Nature Center, Plum, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., registration required for Boyce Park program at 724-733-4618. On March 21, “How Sweet It Is” Maple Sugaring Festival at ...
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:02:35 -0700

The first project will replace 1.5 miles of pipeline on Morton Road, from Boyce Park to Hastings Mill Road. Columbia also plans to replace 2,650 feet along McLaughlin Road from Route 19 to the municipal building, and 3,251 feet beneath Sunnyfield Drive ...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:47:47 -0800

Boyce Park's snowtubing area will be closed Wednesday while crews film scenes from an upcoming TV movie, tentatively titled "Let It Snow." The ski slopes will be open and operating on a normal schedule, and the snowtubing area will resume normal hours ...
Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 04:39:11 -0800

Boyce Park's snowy locale will serve as a location in a new movie filming in Pittsburgh called "Let It Snow." The Allegheny County Council is slated to vote Feb. 17 on a bill to use County-owned property at the park for the filming of the CBS Films Inc ...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:01:37 -0800

Boyce Park's inaugural SnowFest celebration this weekend has something for everyone, including mascot races, a cardboard sled derby and the Mini-Junior Olympics Ski & Snowboard Races. “We've scheduled three days of [on- and off-snow] winter fun for ...
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:17:17 -0700

The Allegheny County Parks Department and Pennsylvania Game Commission will have an “explore bowhunting” program from noon-4 p.m. April 26 at Boyce Park's Four Seasons Lodge. Participants of all ages are welcome, though those 17 and younger ...
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 18:08:54 -0800

“The 2013-14 ski season was the most successful ever at Boyce Park, and we've made a number of improvements to ensure the 2014-15 season is even bigger and better,” Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said. “Among the enhancements are ...

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